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What Are the Factors of 16?

The factors of 16 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16.

Here is how you calculate the factors of 16. 16 and 1 are the easiest two factors to find.


  1. Try 1. 1 x 16 = 16, so put these into our factor list.
    1...16

  2. Take 2. 2 x 8 = 16, which means we add these to our factor list.
    12...816

  3. Now take 3... no. 16/3 isn't a whole number. So we skip 3.

  4. Next try 4. 4 x 4 = 16, so we add it to our list of factors. There are no numbers between 4 and itself, so we can stop.
    124816



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